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Blues Music Aboard the Alaska Railroad–Simply Too Cool! August 20, 2010

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Get on Board the Blues Train

Blues band Champagne and Temporary Saint will play a live concert onboard the Alaska Railroad. The roundtrip Anchorage to Seward train adventure treats guests to Turnagain Arm before heading deep into the lush alpine regions of the Chugach National Forest passing glaciers and wildlife on its way to the shores of Resurrection Bay.

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Jesse McReynolds “Songs Of The Grateful Dead” coming 10/5 August 20, 2010

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Jesse McReynolds & Friends with David Nelson & Stu Allen

Songs Of The Grateful Dead: A Tribute to Jerry Garcia & Robert Hunter

Release Date: October 5, 2010

Woodstock Records presents Songs Of The Grateful Dead recorded by one of our country’s greatest music legends, mandolin innovator and stylist Jesse McReynolds.

An American treasure, Jesse is best known for his singing, arranging, songwriting and musical wizardry.
Jesse has been a Grand Ole Opry member for more than 45 years and is a multiple Grammy nominee and winner. Jesse McReynolds & his brother Jim (Jim & Jesse) have numerous honors including being inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame’s “Walkway of Stars”, the Virginia Country Music Hall of Fame, the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Hall of Honor, and Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Hall of Fame. (more…)

Ponderosa Stomp Announces the Clandestine Celluloid Film Series Daytime, September 24 & 25th 2010 at One Eyed Jacks in New Orleans’ French Quarter August 20, 2010

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The Ponderosa Stomp music festival has been growing every year, giving birth to a music history conference and film series during the day before the concerts, then a record hop. This year’s Clandestine Celluloid film series moves to One Eyed Jacks, a few blocks from the Music History Conference being held in the Cabildo in Jackson Square.

For film series producer Madeleine Molyneaux, Clandestine Celluloid, the second incarnation of the moving image component of the Ponderosa Stomp “will expose Stomp attendees to film subjects and archival footage that have, due to circumstances often beyond filmmaker or audience control, remained secret, silenced or submerged …until now.” (more…)

2010 Carlisle Blues Festival, November 12th to 14th August 20, 2010

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Nominated at the 2010 British Blues Awards for the BEST BLUES FESTIVAL

The Carlisle Blues Festival’s reputation as one of the best of its kind in the UK is growing rapidly. In recognition of its popularity it has reached the final 6 nominations in the 2010 British Blues Awards.

This year’s Carlisle Blues Festival -the fourth- is destined to be the best yet. (more…)